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Public Health Museum

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Keep M wrote a review Dec 2020
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Small, niche museum in Tewksbury. Some othe history is about the state almshouse, and some about public health. The tour was informative and socially distanced. We learned about famous residents of the hospital, how medicines and breakthroughs have saved lives, and viewed the WPA murals. Stop in and don't forget to tour the Mico Kaufman statues in Tewksbury- especially Anne Sullivan and Helen Keller in "Water" at the town center. Anne Sullivan was a resident at the hospital when she was 10.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Thumper wrote a review Mar 2020
Tewksbury, Massachusetts21 contributions6 helpful votes
We toured the museum during an event about TB in the United States. We were taken on a tour by a docent to view some very interesting exhibits about the facility and various diseases including polio, TB, and many others. The museum is housed in the hospital’s old administration bldg which makes it quite neat. WPA murals from the 30’s adjourn one of the rooms. Check out hours of operation and take a tour it’s very informative!
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Kenda L wrote a review Aug 2018
Halifax, Canada11 contributions5 helpful votes
I stopped by the museum on my way home from a road trip. The staff was very friendly, and personable. It was during the off season, so I was the only person visiting at that moment, and had my own private tour of the museum. Very detailed, and knowledgeable, and she was able to answer any questions I had. The history, and items in the museum are very interesting, and unique. I highly recommend stopping by if you have any interest in medical history, state hospitals, or just general history.
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Date of experience: April 2018
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lisathepizza wrote a review Jun 2018
Tewksbury, Massachusetts33 contributions26 helpful votes
Went here with some friends on a Saturday morning to check it out. Some of the women I was with have lived in Tewksbury their whole lives and have never been. Our tour guide had a medical background but was able to explain things in layman’s terms. It was very interesting.
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Date of experience: June 2018
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rosetomyheart wrote a review Dec 2017
Methuen, Massachusetts21 contributions4 helpful votes
I enjoyed the tour a lot . You really do learn about the history of everything and see what they used to do . They let you ask questions and take photos.
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Date of experience: September 2017
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